DISC Surgical procedure Middle at Newport Seashore administrator Karen Reiter, RN, CNOR, RNFA, CASC has been named ASC Chief of the Yr by OR Supervisor. The celebrated award was offered to Reiter at this 12 months’s OR Supervisor Convention Awards Ceremony, which acknowledges perioperative leaders making strides to raised the expertise of sufferers, enhance operations, drive innovation and encourage the subsequent technology of OR leaders.
The ASC Chief of the Yr award honors an excellent ASC chief who wears many hats and takes an energetic function in establishing and advancing their outpatient surgical procedure heart to ship high-quality affected person care.
This 12 months, Reiter and her workforce will present individualized care to roughly 900 backbone surgical procedure sufferers in DISC’s attentive, nurturing setting. Reiter claims the important thing to success is getting ready the affected person for the expertise via preoperative and postoperative schooling.
“I’m each humbled and exhilarated to see my efforts acknowledged by such a revered group in our trade. I’m additionally extremely pleased with all the DISC workforce with out whom DISC’s success – and this award – would have by no means been potential,” she stated, following an awards ceremony that happened on October 18.
“With over 22 years of expertise, Karen Reiter has managed and led the DISC workforce in creating a high-acuity backbone mannequin for the outpatient world. She transitioned DISC from its preliminary out-of-network standing to an in-network supplier, and she or he is now instrumental in creating a physician-first, payor-driven international billing program,” stated DISC’s founding director Robert S. Bray, Jr., MD in recommending Reiter for the popularity. “This work encompasses all of the nuances of training and transitioning the payors to change into working companions within the improvement of a sustainable billing construction that can transfer ahead into the value-based care market.